Sasha Schwind dominates European Non-Pro Challenge

June 28th, 2019
Contestants from Europe faced off against American riders in the European Non-Pro Challenge. Ted Petit Photography.

Representing Germany, Sasha Schwind won or tied for first in all three rounds of the NCHA European Non-Pro Challenge at the TransWest NCHA Western National Championships, presented by 6666 Ranch.

American Non-Pros faced off against cutters from Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Slovakia and Switzerland in the special competition.

Here’s a look at the scores:

European Non-Pro Challenge Round 1
Score Rider Team
219 SASHA SCHWIND EUROPE – GERMANY
218 LEA HIRSCHAUER EUROPE – FRANCE
217.5 MAREK MEDVECKY EUROPE – SIOVAKIA1
215 DAMIANO AVIGNI EUROPE – ITALY
215 KOEN HERTECANT EUROPE – BELGIUM
214 DENISE SEIZ USA – GEORGIA
212 SHAUN STRICKLAND USA – TEXAS
210 NICOLE PIETRAFESO USA – COLORADO
210 JASON REED USA – SOUTH DAKOTA
201 WHIZZY HARPER USA – COLORADO
195 MICHAL POPOV EUROPE – CZECH REPUBLIC
194 HANSRUEDI BAUMAN EUROPE – SWITZERLAND
192 LINDA WERNER USA – COLORADO
192 KRISTEN YORK USA – WYOMING
182 JACK ENRIGHT EUROPE – IRELAND
180 ORA DIEHL USA – FLORIDA
European Non-Pro Challenge Round 2
Score Rider Team
217.5 SASHA SCHWIND EUROPE – GERMANY
217 NICOLE PIETRAFESO USA – COLORADO
216 DENISE SEIZ USA – GEORGIA
215 JACK ENRIGHT EUROPE – IRELAND
213 JASON REED USA – SOUTH DAKOTA
213 SHAUN STRICKLAND USA – TEXAS
213 LINDA WERNER USA – COLORADO
213 MAREK MEDVECKY EUROPE – SIOVAKIA1
211 ORA DIEHL USA – FLORIDA
210 HANSRUEDI BAUMAN EUROPE – SWITZERLAND
210 KOEN HERTECANT EUROPE – BELGIUM
209.5 LEA HIRSCHAUER EUROPE – FRANCE
209 KRISTEN YORK USA – WYOMING
204 MICHAL POPOV EUROPE – CZECH REPUBLIC
202 DAMIANO AVIGNI EUROPE – ITALY
193 WHIZZY HARPER USA – COLORADO
European Non-Pro Challenge Round 3
Score Rider Team
218 ORA DIEHL USA – FLORIDA
218 SASHA SCHWIND EUROPE – GERMANY
216 NICOLE PIETRAFESO USA – COLORADO
216 LINDA WERNER USA – COLORADO
216 MAREK MEDVECKY EUROPE – SIOVAKIA1
215 WHIZZY HARPER USA – COLORADO
215 KRISTEN YORK USA – WYOMING
209 SHAUN STRICKLAND USA – TEXAS
208 JASON REED USA – SOUTH DAKOTA
208 DENISE SEIZ USA – GEORGIA
206 JACK ENRIGHT EUROPE – IRELAND
206 LEA HIRSCHAUER EUROPE – FRANCE
203 KOEN HERTECANT EUROPE – BELGIUM
199 MICHAL POPOV EUROPE – CZECH REPUBLIC
196 HANSRUEDI BAUMAN EUROPE – SWITZERLAND
191 DAMIANO AVIGNI EUROPE – ITALY